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Post information enabling patrons to wager on various races and sporting events. Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. May operate random number generating equipment and announce the numbers for patrons. Receive, verify, and record patrons' wagers. Scan and process winning tickets presented by patrons and payout winnings for those wagers.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 39-3012.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 25,710.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 12.00
- Currently, there are 11,460 people on this job
Also Known As…
- Racebook Writer
- Race and Sports Book Writer
- Keno Writer/Runner
- Keno Writer / Runner
- Keno Attendant
- Floor Runner
- Casino Runner
- Casino Floor Runner
- Casino Attendant
- Bingo Clerk
- Sports Book Writer
- Sports Book Server
- Sports Book Board Attendant
- Sheet Writer
- Race Board Attendant
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Seller
- Pari Mutuel Ticket Cashier
- Pari Mutuel Clerk
- Mutuel Machine Operator
- Mutuel Cashier
- Casino Worker
- Casino Gaming Worker
- Cardroom Attendant
- Bingo Floater
- Bingo Caller
- Betting Clerk
- Bet Taker
Tasks for “Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners”
- Record the number of tickets cashed and the amount paid out after each race or event.
- Seat patrons at gaming tables.
- Open or close cash floats or game tables.
- Start gaming equipment that randomly selects numbered balls and announce winning numbers and colors.
- Answer questions about game rules or casino policies.
- Supervise staff and games and mediate disputes.
- Participate in games for gambling establishments to provide the minimum complement of players at a table.
- Take the house percentage from each pot.
- Operate games in which players bet that a ball will come to rest in a particular slot on a rotating wheel, performing actions such as spinning the wheel and releasing the ball.
- Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coins.
- Sell food, beverages, or tobacco to players.
- Inspect cards or equipment to be used in games to ensure they are in proper condition.
- Prepare collection reports for submission to supervisors.
- Deliver tickets, cards, and money to bingo callers.
- Collect bets in the form of cash or chips, verifying and recording amounts.
- Compute and verify amounts won or lost, paying out winnings or referring patrons to workers, such as gaming cashiers, so that winnings can be collected.
- Compare the house hand with players' hands to determine the winner.
- Push dice to shooters and retrieve thrown dice.
- Conduct gambling tables or games, such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, and ensure that game rules are followed.
- Pay off or move bets as established by game rules and procedures.
- Collect cards or tickets from players.
- Check to ensure that all players have placed their bets before play begins.
Related Technology & Tools
- Electronic cash registers
- Audio communications systems
- Betting boards
- 10-key calculators
- Barcode scanners
- Liquid crystal display LCD monitors
- Ticket printers
- Random number generating equipment
- Electronic bingo handsets
- Multi-line telephone systems
- Keno ticket printers
- Personal computers
- Mobile radios
- Bingo consoles
- Bingo blowers
- Touch screen computer monitors
- Handheld microphones
- Digital game pacers
- Point of sale POS computer terminals
- Keno systems
- Credit card processing software
- Microsoft Excel
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Windows